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Another Historic Week in Space

William Shatner, the actor most known for his role as Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the Star Trek franchise, has become the oldest human to visit space.

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SpaceX test fires Starship as FAA reviews key license for first orbital launch

Elon Musk’s SpaceX completed two test firings of the engines on its Starship 20 prototype on Thursday.

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FAA did not accommodate SpaceX public hearing for Spanish speakers, say local residents

On Wednesday the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) held the second public comment hearing where they allowed anyone three minutes to comment on the environmental assessment of SpaceX’s operation.

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Rocket Lab will recover the booster from its next launch using a helicopter

The small satellite launch company is following in the footsteps of SpaceX when it comes to reusing its hardware.

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Boeing Has a SpaceX Problem. Starliner Shows Why.

A test flight of Boeing’s new Starliner—a space capsule designed to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station—is delayed again. It’s another setback for the company, although shares aren’t reacting much to the reports.

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SpaceX’s next Crew Dragon astronaut mission settles on Halloween launch

After initially moving forward 24 hours from October 31st to October 30th, SpaceX’s next Crew Dragon astronaut mission has slipped back to its initial Halloween launch date.

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SpaceX could make Elon Musk world’s first trillionaire, says Morgan Stanley

Analysts at Morgan Stanley forecast that Musk, who has made most of his wealth from the electric car company Tesla, could make much more money from his fledgling space exploration business SpaceX.

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Supporters and opponents of SpaceX launch site air their concerns

The Federal Aviation Administration convened the first of two virtual public hearings on Monday evening to solicit public comments on SpaceX’s plan to launch its Starship rocket from South Texas.

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SpaceX uses robot dog to inspect Starship after first engine test in months

SpaceX’s first orbital-class Starship prototype has survived the first of several expected Raptor tests, kicking off an engine test campaign that could mark a number of new milestones.

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SpaceX delays rocket launch from Vandenberg

SpaceX has not explained the reason for the delay, and a new launch date has not been released. The rocket was set to carry dozens of Starlink satellites, in the second mission for the SpaceX effort to build an Internet constellation in space.

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Some Starlink customers have canceled their preorders, after paying a $100 deposit up to 9 months ago and receiving no contact from SpaceX

SpaceX said the kits would arrive in mid- or late 2021, but some customers became fed up of waiting.

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INSPIRATION4 PILOT REVEALS AN OVERLOOKED, MIND-ALTERING PROBLEM WITH GOING TO SPACE

JUST GOT BACK FROM AN OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD TRIP? You’re probably going to miss it when you’re back.